About saaleha

I am a freelance writer, photographer (look for me as ShootCake) and incidental designer. I have an MA in Creative Writing from Rhodes University, Grahamstown and some of my work has appeared in local literary journals. A food pornographer by calling, I would like to one day create a confessional recipe book in measures of rhythm and breath.

TBT: Las Vegas & The Grand Canyon, November 2012

By |October 23rd, 2014|

Throwback Thursday: Nevada/Arizona 2012

Autostyle Motorshow 2014, Umhlanga

By |October 21st, 2014|

Picture Gallery: On the way to and at the 2014 Autostyle Motorshow.

TBT: Boston/Cambridge October 2012

By |October 16th, 2014|

October 2012 in Boston and Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Othering Expectations

By |October 13th, 2014|

I wonder how many writers of some Indian extraction feel this pressure.
That as a brownie (wherever you may sit on the spectrum of pigmentation), […]

Poetry: Of the Blighted Ovum

By |October 1st, 2014|

A poem.

Wedding Photography: Benvenuti, Garthdale

By |October 1st, 2014|

I recently photographed the wedding of a dear family friend.

Interfaith Prayer for Peace, Johannesburg, September 14th, 2014

By |September 14th, 2014|

In solidarity with the victims of those who perpetuate injustice in the name of religion.

Fiction: Moon Sonnet (A Short Story)

By |August 5th, 2014|

I submitted this short story for Short Story Day Africa 2014. This year's theme was Terra Incognita. Though I do read in the genre, writing speculative fiction is indeed unknown ground for me. My story didn't make the longlist so I thought I would share it with you here.

Happy Eid

By |July 27th, 2014|

An Eid Greeting.